Babies born to mothers exposed to air pollution from traffic during pregnancy have an increased risk of developing asthma before the age of six according to new UBC research Our study results highlight the danger ... - Read More
in The Lancet in 1969 as a master’s student at the University of the West Indies in her native Jamaica The response to that paper was so dramatic with requests for copies from scientists around ... - Read More
Following up on promising results from pilot work researchers at the VA Boston Healthcare System are testing the effects of light therapy on brain function in veterans with Gulf War Illness Veterans in the study ... - Read More
A group of scientists led by researchers at the Université de Versailles' Institut Lavoisier in France has worked out how to stably gift wrap a chemical gas known as nitric oxide within metal organic frameworks ... - Read More
New theoretical physics models could help us better grasp the atmospheric chemistry of ozone depletion Indeed understanding photoabsorption of nitrous oxide N2O a process which involves the transfer of the energy of a photon to ... - Read More
The detection of certain chemical compounds in our body is essential to prevent many diseases and set out their treatment Thus making advances in the development of compounds that can be easily detected is key ... - Read More
A Northwestern University study by an economist and a chemist reports that when fuel prices drove residents of São Paulo Brazil to mostly switch from ethanol to gasoline in their flexible fuel vehicles local ozone ... - Read More
Plants have many valuable functions They provide food and fuel release the oxygen that we breathe and add beauty to our surroundings Now a team of MIT researchers wants to make plants even more useful ... - Read More
Nitric oxide NO is one of the most important signaling molecules in living cells carrying messages within the brain and coordinating immune system functions In many cancerous cells levels are perturbed but very little is ... - Read More
It has baffled humans for millennia how did life begin on planet Earth Now new research from a Texas Tech University paleontologist suggests it may have rained from the skies and started in the bowels ... - Read More
Released 10 29 2013 11 45 AM EDTSource Newsroom Texas Tech University more news from this source Oct 30 2013 It has baffled humans for millennia how did life begin on planet Earth Now new ... - Read More
The newest catalytic converters in diesel engines blast away a pollutant from combustion with the help of ammonia Common in European cars the engines exhaust harmless nitrogen and water How they do this hasn't been ... - Read More
The amount of ozone created from aircraft pollution is highest from flights leaving and entering Australia and New Zealand a new study has shown The findings which have been published today Thursday 5 September in ... - Read More
Released 9 4 2013 1 00 PM EDTSource Newsroom Drexel University more news from this source Sep 5 2013 Researchers have known for some time that the blood vessels that transport blood to and from ... - Read More
heritable alterations in gene expression caused by mechanisms other than changes in DNA sequence One such example Thomas said are modifications of specialized proteins called histones which are responsible for packaging DNA in the cell ... - Read More
Released 7 26 2013 3 25 PM EDTSource Newsroom Rush University Medical Center more news from this source Jul 28 2013 CHICAGO – The results of a new study by neurological researchers at Rush University ... - Read More
A hardy algae species is showing promise in both reducing power plant pollution and making biofuel based on new research at the University of Delaware The microscopic algae Heterosigma akashiwo grows rapidly on a gas ... - Read More
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